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Charles Edward Kaempen

Charles Edward Kaempen, American manufacturing executive. Registered professional engineer, California, Connecticut. With United States Army, 1944-1947. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics; member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Testing and Materials, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineering, Society Plastics Industry, Masons.

Background

  • Kaempen, Charles Edward was born on March 10, 1927 in Quincy, Illinois, United States. Son of Charles Herman and Margo (Gochicoa) Kaempen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Aeron. Engineering, University Illinois, Urbana, 1950. Doctor of Science in Astronautics, International Academy Astronautics, Paris, 1964.

    Career

    • Senior designer Saab Aircraft Company, Linkôping, Sweden, 1950-1952. Design analyst Sikorsky Helicopter United Aircraft, Stratford, Connecticut, 1952-1956. Space mission analyst Missle division North America Rockwell, Downey, California, 1957-1960.

      Staff scientist Hughes Aircraft, Fullerton, 1961-1963. Lunar systems analyst Northrop Space Laboratory, Hawthorne, 1963-1964. President American Space Transport Company, Tustin, 1964-1966.

      Transport systems analyst Dashaveyor Company, Venice, 1966-1967. President Kaempen & Associates, Orange, 1967-1968. Senior research engineer Baker Oil Tools Inc., Los Angeles, 1968-1969.

      President Kaempen Industries, Inc., Santa Ana, California, 1969-1982, Kaempen & Associates, from 1982. President, Chief Executive Officer Kaempen Composite Products, Inc., 1996-2000. President Kaempen Corporation, Inc., from 2000.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, California, Connecticut.

    Works

    • Author papers on fiberglass composites and filament winding. Patentee in field.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    With United States Army, 1944-1947. Fellow American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society for Testing and Materials, National Society of Professional Engineers, Society Aerospace Materials and Process Engineering, Society Plastics Industry, Masons.

    Connections

    • Married Inger Margareta Nystrom, August 5, 1951. Children: Charles Robert, Donald Michael, Annette Earline, Laura Inger.
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    Born March 10, 1927
    Died February 10, 2007
    (aged 79)
    • 1950
      University Illinois
    • 1964
      International Academy Astronautics
    • 1950 - 1952
      Senior, designer Saab Aircraft Company
      Linköping, Ostergotlands Lan, Sweden
    • 1952 - 1956
      design analyst, Sikorsky Helicopter United Aircraft
      Stratford, Texas, United States
    • 1957 - 1960
      space mission analyst, Missle division North America Rockwell
      Downey, California, United States
    • 1961 - 1963
      staff scientist, Hughes Aircraft
      Fullerton, California, United States
    • 1963 - 1964
      lunar systems analyst, Northrop Space Laboratory
      Hawthorne, New York, United States
    • 1964 - 1966
      president, American Space Transport Company
      Tustin, California, United States
    • 1966 - 1967
      transport systems analyst, Dashaveyor Company
      Venice, Illinois, United States
    • 1967 - 1968
      president, Kaempen & Associates
      Orange, Virginia, United States
    • 1968 - 1969
      senior, research engineer Baker Oil Tools Incorporated
    • 1969 - 1982
      president, Kaempen Industries
      Santa Ana, El Salvador
    • 1996
      president, Kaempen Composite Products
    • 1996
      Chief Executive Officer, Kaempen Composite Products
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